[Sca-cooks] larding

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Sun Oct 26 00:22:37 PDT 2008

Mora asked:

<<< Is the stuffing of meat with fats and spices - larder -  a  
period  cooking

This is the only way I know to fix venison.

Make large slits in to meat across the grain and stuff with bacon fat or
sausage. >>>

Yes, it is. Of course I didn't know anything about it, in the  
medieval or modern world, until it was discussed on this list.

See this file in the FOOD section of the Florilegium for some info on  
larding-msg       (12K)  9/ 1/07    Inserting fat into meat in period  
and today.

Other treatments of meat in the FOOD-MEATS section:
meat-aging-msg    (20K)  1/10/08    The aging of meat to tenderize it  
in period
                                        and today.
p-marinating-msg   (4K) 10/31/01    Period marinating of meats.
corned-beef-msg   (12K)  9/ 3/06    Corned and salted beef.

And in this time of rising meat prices:
cheap-meats-msg   (18K)  9/ 4/97    Cheap meats for feasts. Cooking  
with them.

THLord Stefan li Rous    Barony of Bryn Gwlad    Kingdom of Ansteorra
    Mark S. Harris           Austin, Texas           
StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
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